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Enabling gzip compression in WP to increase page load speed. How?

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by lowriderzzz, Nov 13, 2018.

  1. #1
    Hello there!

    First let me point that I have tried all sort of pluggins, yet it seems like they don't do much. My score on gzip compression parameter in GTMetrix is still F.
    Screenshot here.

    I have tried pasting compression codes in .htaccess file as well. Like this one.
    # compress text, html, javascript, css, xml:
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xhtml+xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/rss+xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/javascript
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-javascript
    AddType x-font/otf .otf
    AddType x-font/ttf .ttf
    AddType x-font/eot .eot
    AddType x-font/woff .woff
    AddType image/x-icon .ico
    AddType image/png .png
    Code (markup):
    Turned on Redis cache from my host provided too, although i dont know if that helps or not.

    So now I'm stuck at a dead end street.

    I see from the report in GtMetrix that the codes which need to be compressed come from Facebook, but don't know how what I can do so I improve the score on it thus the page speed.

    Will be glad for some insights.

    lowriderzzz, Nov 13, 2018 IP